Author: Kyria Sztainbok

How are Canada’s political parties promising to support research and innovation?

Research Money is tracking the parties’ pledges on research and innovation for the upcoming federal election. The Green Party was the latest party to release its platform, which includes promises to increase funding for the granting councils, create a $1-billion Green Venture Capital Fund and establish a new innovation agency.

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How a team of researchers developed technologies to help revitalize Indigenous languages

Budget 2017 funded language revitalization technologies for over 25 Indigenous languages. Researchers have used the funding to develop unique tools for teaching Indigenous languages that diverge greatly from the structure of English and French — but they are now preparing to release the software as open-source if funding for the project ends in 2022.

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